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Household support fund

The Household Support Fund scheme closed at the end of March 2022. A six month extension was recently announced by the government  We are awaiting further details and will update this page when we can.

You can still apply to the waiting list for support with energy costs.

How to apply for the household support fund

Act on Energy will be providing this service across Worcestershire and be contacted by calling 0800 9882881 or email

Eligibility criteria for support is not restricted to solely vulnerable households in receipt of benefits, but criteria will be applied for the different elements of support on offer.

Further information on the wider local support available can be found through Here2Help Worcestershire, including a directory of community services.

Worcestershire County Council will be running a range of other schemes to support families on a low income this winter including Here2Help and Ready Steady Worcestershire

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